Tag Archives: #amwriting

Introducing Your Characters to Your Friends, by Lindsay Bandy

July is all about picnics, fireworks, and…CHARACTER! You probably already had your BBQ for Independence Day, but it’s not too late to introduce your characters to your friends. No, I don’t mean you should pull chairs around the campfire and … Continue reading

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Attention, Dj’s! It’s The Summer 2017 EPA SCBWI Playlist! by Lindsay Bandy

Music and inspiration are inseparable for me. Words, sounds, emotion, movement, color, memory, image, rhyme, phrasing, voice, mood….ah yes, my love for music is second only to my love of writing. For every project I’m working on, I have a … Continue reading

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BY THE NUMBERS with Adrienne, Lindsay, Alison, and Kim

This year is the 25th Anniversary of our Pocono Retreat. We thought what better way to celebrate this milestone than by the numbers! Just look at some of the numbers we found about our region: On the first night of the … Continue reading

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The Cow Who Climbed a Tree AND Other Ways to Kick Doubt Out, by Jeanne M. Curtin

I’ll be in the middle of writing and I’ll get this unwelcome visitor called Doubt. *sigh* And this visitor asks all kinds of annoying questions. Can you write? I mean really write? Will you ever be published? What are you … Continue reading

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#Hashtags, by Lindsay Bandy

If a tweet goes out into the Twitterverse and nobody sees it, does it actually make an impact in your “platform?” The answer is a resounding no! Twitter is a strange, strange place for newcomers. If you’re used to Facebook, … Continue reading

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